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Marine Parade Playground

May & Peter Harris Playground

'Magic on Marine Parade...'

Multicombination unit at the May and Peter Harris Playground.

The May and Peter Harris Playground was developed in 2002 as part of the ongoing upgrade of Marine Parade.

The playground, named after May and Peter Harris in recognition of their significant donation to the Marine Parade playground project to “further improve its excellence”, is a unique playground in that it caters for not only children, but parents as well. It also features Kompan play equipment which was a first for Napier City Council’s playgrounds.

Due to its popularity, Council decided in 2012 to further extend this playground to cater to the needs of older children. This work was completed in 2013 and included several new and unique pieces of play equipment, sun shades, park furniture, landscaping, car park extension and fencing.

No matter what the weather conditions, the playground is always well-utilised. During the summer months the usage is at its maximum.

May and Peter Harris Playground has the following equipment.

  • Swings x6
  • Water Play
  • Boat
  • Sandcastle
  • Starfish Rocker
  • Double Rocker
  • Dolphin Spring Rocker
  • 2 Vega
  • 2 Spica
  • Supernova
  • Bellatrix
  • Five way swing
  • Argo
  • Skate
  • Blazar – triple seesaw
  • Climby Shifter  a leaning obstacle for climbing
  • Enif – modern-day jungle gym
  • Summit – big slide under shade sail
  • Bloqx Five  attached blocks made as a climbing landscape
  • Large Exercise Net  big red climbing rope net


May & Peter Harris Playground Location Map

Marine Parade


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